Welfare, Work, and Poverty: Social Assistance in China

October 12, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location
Hirshon Suite Room I205 Arnhold Hall 55 W 13th St NY New York, NY 10011

DESCRIPTION

Professor Gao will be sharing insights from her new book that systematically examines the impacts and effectiveness of China’s primary social assistance program — Minimum Livelihood Guarantee, or Dibao — since its inception in 1993.

SPEAKER

Qin Gao is a professor at the Columbia School of Social Work (CSSW), a faculty affiliate of the Columbia Population Research Center and of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, and the director of Columbia University’s China Center for Social Policy.